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About Sal Mineo
Salvatore Mineo Jr. started acting on stage as a child actor in the early 1950s. In 1955, he earned his big break as John “Plato” Crawford in the motion picture “Rebel Without a Cause” alongside James Dean. The film went on to become his biggest project, earning him critical acclaim.
His role as Dov Landau in the 1960 film “Exodus”, was also very well-known. Besides acting, he also ventured into pop music in 1957, achieving chart success with the single “Start Movin’ (In My Direction)”.
His parents, Salvatore Mineo Sr. and Josephine Alvisi, were coffin makers. His father was an Italian immigrant while his mother was of Italian origin. His siblings: Michael, Sarina and Victor were all actors.
His performances in “Rebel Without a Cause” and “Exodus” earned him Academy Award nominations for “Best Supporting Actor”. He also received a Laurel Award and Golden Globe Award for his role in “Exodus”.
He died on 12 February 1976 after a mugger stabbed him in the heart.
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Sal Mineo was a famous American actor, who was born on January 10, 1939. As a person born on this date, Sal Mineo is listed in our database as the 19th most popular celebrity for the day (January 10) and the 27th most popular for the year (1939).
People born on January 10 fall under the Zodiac sign of Capricorn, the Sea Goat. Sal Mineo is the 636th most popular Capricorn.
Aside from information specific to Sal Mineo's birthday, Sal Mineo is the 6838th most famous American and ranks 13th in famous people born in The Bronx, New York, U.S.
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